Alfred Fowler

Birth Name Alfred Fowler
Gender male
Age at Death 72 years, 3 months, 2 days


He gained a scholarship at the Keighley Trade and Grammar School and went on to the Normal School of Science in 1882. In 1915 he became a professor of astrophysics. He worked on spectroscopy of the sun, stars and comets..

Civil service teacher of astronomy in the 1901 census. College professor (Astronomy and physics) in 1911.


Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth 22 Mar 1868 Wilsden, Yorkshire, England    
Death 24 Jun 1940      


Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Hiram Fowlerabout 1827about 1886
Mother Eliza Hill1830
    Sister     Mary Fowler about 1851
    Brother     Walker Fowler about 1858
    Brother     Joseph Fowler about 1860
    Brother     John Thomas Fowler about 1863
    Brother     Walter Fowler about 1866
         Alfred Fowler 22 Mar 1868 24 Jun 1940
    Brother     William Fowler about 1871


Family of Alfred Fowler and Isabella Orr

Married Wife Isabella Orr ( * 16 Dec 1869 + 24 Apr 1952 )
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage 10 Aug 1892 The Ebenezer Chapel, Keighley, Yorkshire, England   1a 2
Name Birth Date Death Date
Beatrice Hilda Fowler21 May 1893
Norman Russell Fowler12 Sep 1903Dec 1996


Date Street Locality City State/ Province County Postal Code Country Phone Sources
1901 7 Cortayne Road, Fulham   London            

Source References

  1. GRO Index
      • Source text:

        Keighley 9a 322, Sept 1892

  2. Marriage record